Sevenband Wrasse, Thalassoma septemfasciatum Scott 1959


Other Names: Seven Banded Wrasse, Seven-banded Wrasse, Solarfin Wrasse

Sevenband Wrasse, Thalassoma septemfasciatum, at Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Source: Rick Stuart-Smith / Reef Life Survey. License: CC By Attribution


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Sevenband Wrasse, Thalassoma septemfasciatum Scott 1959

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Distribution

Rottnest Island to Point Samson, Western Australia. Inhabits shallow coral, rocky and weedy reefs in depths to 20 m.

Species Citation

Thalassoma septemfasciata Scott 1959, Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 82: 84, fig. 4. Type locality: Shark Bay, Western Australia.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Sevenband Wrasse, Thalassoma septemfasciatum Scott 1959

References


Allen, G.R. 1985. Fishes of Western Australia. Book 9. pp. 2207-2534 526 pls in Burgess, W.E. & Axelrod, H.R. (eds). Pacific Marine Fishes. Neptune, New Jersey : T.F.H. Publications. 

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. 

Allen, G.R. & Swainston, R. 1988. The Marine Fishes of North-Western Australia. A field guide for anglers and divers. Perth, WA : Western Australian Museum vi 201 pp., 70 pls. 

Bernardi, G., Bucciarelli, G., Costagliola, D., Robertson, D.R. & Heiser, J.B. 2004. Evolution of coral reef fish Thalassoma spp. (Labridae). 1. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography. Marine Biology 144: 369-375, 405 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-003-1199-0 Open access 

Hutchins, J.B. 1994. A survey of the nearshore reef fish fauna of Western Australia's west and south coasts — The Leeuwin Province. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 46: 1-66 figs 1-6 

Hutchins, J.B. 1997. Checklist of fishes of the Houtman Abrolhos Islands, Western Australia. pp. 239-253 in Wells, F. (ed.) The Marine Fauna and Flora of the Houtman Abrolhos Islands, Western Australia. Perth : Western Australian Museum. 

Hutchins, J.B. 2001. Biodiversity of shallow reef fish assemblages in Western Australia using a rapid censusing technique. Records of the Western Australian Museum 20: 247-270 

Hutchins, J.B. & Swainston, R. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete field guide for anglers and divers. Perth : Swainston Publishing 180 pp. 

Hutchins, J.B. & Thompson, M. 1983. The Marine and Estuarine Fishes of South-western Australia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 103 pp. 345 figs. 

Kuiter, R.H. 2010. Labridae fishes: wrasses. Seaford, Victoria, Australia : Aquatic Photographics pp. 398. 

Pollard, D. & Cabanban, A. 2010. Thalassoma septemfasciatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T187486A8548572. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T187486A8548572.en. Downloaded on 02 October 2018.

Scott, T.D. 1959. Notes on Western Australian fishes. No. 1. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 82: 73-91 figs 1-8 See ref at BHL

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37384171

Biology:Hermaphrodite

Conservation:IUCN Data Deficient

Depth:3-20 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:31 cm TL

Native:Endemic

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